Today’s Top Opinion: The Wrong Lesson

January 11, 2015

By Richmond Times-Dispatch at Richmond Times-Dispatch

In many ways the University of Richmond is everything a college ought to be, right down to the Gothic buildings nestled in a sylvan retreat. But in one regard it exemplifies the worst of contemporary academia.

U of R has just been singled out for the dubious “Speech Codes of the Year” distinction from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). “While all of the Speech Codes of the Month flagrantly violated students’ or faculty members’ right to free expression, two of them were so egregious that they deserve special mention,” the group says. The U of R joins Penn State as this year’s recipients...

Schools: University of Richmond